Tag: EternalRed

Criminals Hijack Linux Servers Through SambaCry Exploit to Mine Monero

It would appear internet criminals favor mining Monero by distributing malware which exploits operating system vulnerabilities. Similar to the WannaCry ransomware attack, there is now a SambraCry attack. This particular exploit is leveraged against Linux servers, which are then hijacked and begin mining Monero. So far, around $5,400 worth of XMR has been mined already, albeit the official number may be much higher. Criminals Favor Mining Monero over Bitcoin If …
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